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Pearse Commemorative Coin

Silver commemorative 10-shilling coin commissioned to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1916 Rising in 1966. Developed by English coin-designer Thomas Humphrey Paget (1893-1974), the coin features a side portrait of the executed signatory, P.H. Pearse (1879 – 1916) and on the reverse a depiction of the statue of the The Death of Cuchulainn (1912) by Oliver Shepperd which is located in the GPO, Dublin.

Acquired: Donated
Museum Reg: Galway City Museum Collection
Location: Display

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